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Feb 25, 2013 4:30am PST
. the u.s. coast guard is searching for two adults and two children that are missing off the coast of the san mateo county. tara. >> reporter: with each passing minute, the chances of the coast guard finding these people alive obviously diminishes. the temperature of the water where they believe they are is in the low 50s. if we take a look at the map we can zero in on where they were last seen. it was 50 miles southwest of santa cruz. a fleet of boats, helicopters and air national guard are scouring the water including two children under the age of eight. they called in arting their boat was taking on water. they did not have any life rafts or survival suits on board. within an hour they abandoned their boat and trying to make a raft from a cooler and life preserver ring. that was the last time officials heard from them. their craft ran into strong winds and rough seas and warnings had been out all weekend. we don't know the identity of those in the lost parties where they started their trip or where they were headed but we will keep you updated on search efforts. live from coast
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
that 34,000 u.s. troops will be home from afghanistan a year from today. right now, there are 60,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan. all combat troops are supposed to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. that's when the u.s.-led international forces are scheduled to hand over the country's security to afghan forces. the white house says other topics he will talk about include immigration reform, reducing gun violence and investing in education. but his major focus is expected to be on the economy and creating jobs. >> the core emphasis that he's always placed on -- in these big speeches remains the same and will remain the same which is the need to make the economy work for the middle class because the middle class is the engine that drives this country forward. >> following the state of the union address, the president travels to three different communities discussing the proposals he unveils in the speech. the president will go to asheville, north carolina on thursday, atlanta on thursday and then chicago on friday. >>> the republican response will be delivered by marco rube pea yo, immed
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
interest. >>> a former ship pilot who crashed the cosco busan is suing to get his license back. the u.s. coast guard has refused to renew his license and the lawsuit includes him. the license would allow him to work as a captain or first mate but not as a guide for other captains. the cosco busan incident spilled more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the san francisco bay. >>> the pentagon announced a groundbreaking decision this morning extending some military benefits to same-sex partners. the move comes about a year and a half after the u.s. military ended its don't ask/don't tell policy. in the statement leon panetta said the military would no longer provide some benefits to heterosexual couples while denaying them to same-sex couples in the -- denying them to same-sex couples in the military. the change does not extend some housing benefits because the pentagon says the issue requires more review. >>> people in parts of the northeast are still digging out and trying to get back to their normal routines today in the aftermath of the weekend's big nor'easter. the storm dropped up to t
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
. what the u.s. coast guard is telling us. >>> a big fire in san mateo county. the video you will see only on two. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >>> it's an historic time at the vatican as the pope getting ready to step down and there's news from rome, plus right here in the bay area. >>> and huge flames tear through this vacant home in rohnert park overnight. no one inside. we'll tell you what investigators will be doing later on inside to try to figure out what started the fire. ♪ >> it was a night of music and movies at last night's academy awards. look at the last night's big winners and bigger moments beyond that. "mornings on 2" begins right now. ll, good morning. welcome to
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
an english speaking priest is working on a summary no english. we are working out to a u.s. conference of catholic bishops. so far we have not heard back. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the u.s. state department has joined the search for an oakland couple missing in south america. jamie neil and garrett hand began a bike tour of peru in november. they kept in constant contact with family members and friends through a facebook page. but those posts abruptly stopped on january 25th when they arrived in lema. >>> memorial services are scheduled today for ten-month- old angel lagrand. sheriffs deputies found her body in a field. the discovery comes two weeks after she disappeared. her father is facing kidnapping and murder charges in her death. investigators say jesus told family members he had told family members he had take ton the baby to disney land. >>> the san jose city council is thinking about three different taxes to pay the cost of fixing roads. they include a quarter cent or half cent sales tax. they may also ask voters to approve a $295 million bond
FOX
Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
afghans working with u.s. troops are responsible for harassing, torturing and even killing civilians. now the president is ordering all out of one strategy province. he says all must be out of the province during two weeks. the scene is a gateway for the taliban to target kabul. >>> president raul castro announced he will step down as president in 2018. the announcement came after the 81-year-old accepted a new five- year term as president. castro tapped his top lieutenant as first in line for succession. castro also says he hopes to establish two-term limits and age caps for political officers. his brother, former president fidel castro, received a standing ovation today during the meeting. >>> in vietnam, at least ten people were killed after two explosions flattened a movie special effects warehouse and three nearby homes. a pyrotechnician was preparing fire and smoke effects for a local movie when the blast happened. rescue crews say they don't know if there are other victims under the rubble. >>> and in taiwan, a celebration of lanterns to mark the new year holiday. some were traditi
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 5:00am PST
with developing news. the u.s. coast guard is searching for two adults and two children who are missing off the coast of san mateo county. tara moriarty joins us from the coast card station. tara. >> reporter: it's been more than 12 hours since authorities first began this search. and the water where this family disappeared is quite chilly in the low 50s. so obviously hope is fading but the coast guard continues its search. if we can take a look at the map we can show you exactly where authorities believe they went missing. as soon as it's light out the coast guard and air national guard will deploy helicopters. at last check they were 50 miles southwest of santa cruz. a flee of boats and airplanes are scouring the water. they called in distress around 4:30 last night. saying their boat was taking on water. they did not have any life rafts or survival suits on board. they were trying to make a raft from a cooler and life preserver ring. that was the last time officials heard from them. their craft ran into strong winds and rough seas and warnings had been out all weekend. we do not know the
FOX
Feb 24, 2013 7:00am PST
begins at 11:00 this morning at the university where they used to attend. >>> the u.s. state department is now involved in the search for two bay area residents who disappeared in peru. >> it's upsetting. and you know, it's about both of them. >> reporter: they both left the bay area in november for a bike trek through south america. the couple has chronicled their travels through facebook, but the photo is in status update stopped on january 25. last seen just one day later getting into a cab in lima. the sister is hopeful that the couple is okay, but fears that something may have happened to them. >> i hope that she is just having a blast. and they're doing what they went to do, you know? >> reporter: earlier this month they issued a warning to the american tourists about a potential kidnapping threat. the u.s. state department said that they have put out a poster of the missing couple. they have set up a reward fund. >>> john kerry begins his first overseas trip today as secretary of state. he'll visit nine countries in ten days. he'll also tour the middle east with stops in egypt an
FOX
Feb 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
from cusco to lima and was last seen january 26th getting into a cab. a check of the u.s. embassy in peru's website shows a security message warning americans of kidnapping threats around cusco. >> what kind of warnings would they see while traveling? they are within the people, not watching the news. >> reporter: the state department put out this poster of the missing couple. >> my greatest hope is they return on schedule, unharmed. >> and the hope is that garrett and jamie are exploring in too remote an area to be able to contact anyone. the bike shop set up a reward fund for the couple's safe return. it's at mechanics bank. so far, they have raised $3000. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2news. >>> a benefit concert is planned for tonight in memory of petaluma college student. the concert celebrates the life of 19-year-old alyssa byrne. byrne died from hypothermia in lake tahoe over the new year's holiday when she walked home alone from a concert. organizers of tonight's event will sell wrist bands that say "always buddy," as a way of reminding people to never leave a buddy behind w
FOX
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
they were going to peru. they told the u.s. embassy witnesses saw the couple on february 16th in a foreign town and they wanted to go on a boat trip in the amazon. >>> and a search is on for a family that told the coast guard they were abandoning ship. they are believed to have gone missing 65 miles west of monterey. sal legs savage -- alex savage has more on the clues they are using to find this missing family. >> reporter: well there is a lot for the coast guard to sort out. so far nobody has reported them missing and the search continued throughout the night and everything is coordinated here from the island. they had boats in the water and now more help is on the way. we want to show you some video which came in just a short time ago. a coast guard aircraft took off from sacramento and this plane is headed to the search area to take part in the search for the family of missing boaters. they are trying to find any signs of this husband, wife and four-year-old son and that little boy's cousin. the sailboat reportedly started sinking 65 miles off the coast. the coast guard received a mayd
FOX
Feb 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
marriage. the u.s. supreme court is expected to hear arguments on march 26. gay rights supporters are pressing the obama administration to file what's called a friend of the court brief urging the justices to overturn proposition 8. the obama administration did file against the federal defense of marriage act brief but so far has not weighed in on prop 8. >>> the board of directors are meeting and have been almost three hours debating over a fan to raise fares and parking prices. we'll tell you what's holding them up. >>> the weather is quickly warming up. we'll have the forecast. >>> part of 15th avenue will be closed today while they fix a sinkhole caused by a ruptured water main early yesterday morning. it goes from west portal avenue and the 16-inch main broke yesterday morning and the flow damaged about two dozen homes and a dozen vehicles. >>> bart fares could be going up. a new proposal is before the board of directors right now. the meeting is still going on. good afternoon, claudia. >>reporter: good afternoon. we had expected a decision by now. it was fairly high up on t
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
your mom. ♪ hot mess >>> one of the largest manhunts in u.s. history has come to an end. the breaking news in the christopher dorner case that we received just minutes ago. >> reporter: we're live in pittsburg where a police officer has been shot. we'll tell you who did it and why the investigation is still ongoing. >>> a frightening discovery outside of a south bay home that brought out the bomb squad. how it's all tied to a threat on an elected official. >> reporter: in a couple of hours, barry bonds will be in court trying to get his obstruction of justice conviction overturned. we'll look at the arguments being made by both sides. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, february 13th. >>> we begin with developing news from contra costa. a police officer and a suspect have been wounded in a late- night gun battle in pittsburg. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from the scene where pittsburg police are releasing new information about the suspect. good morning, tara. >> report
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> the president of the u.s. chamber of commerce is urging congress to raise the federal gasoline tax to pay for rebuilding roads and bridges across the country. chamber of commerce president tom donahue made the suggestion at a house hearing on how to fund the construction of new roads and businesses. in his state of the union speech, president obama proposed 50 billion in new spending on infrastructure projects. but few lawmakers support the idea of increasing the gas tax. i just got a funny thought. i don't think many drivers would like that. >> no. >>> 7:07. by the way, happy valentine's day. >> you, too. >> that leads us right to sal. you know what's happening on the roads. >> reporter: we look pretty good. the traffic is moderately avenue in some areas. let's take a look at what we have now with the bay bridge. a little bit of fog. steve and i have been talking about the fog all morning long. it looks like it's a little bit foggier than it was a minute ago. backed up for about a 20-minute delay. also this morning, we're looking at the commute here. if you are driving on 880 northbound
FOX
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> the u.s. military command in afghanistan announced just a few hours ago that its report about a decline in taliban attacks last year was incorrect. they are calling the mistake a clerical error. the military is preparing to release the correct numbers which would show no drop in the number of talks. >>> a noontime ceremony is planned in new york city to mark the 20th anniversary on the first alternate attack on the world trade center. the city will honor the six people who died in the 1993 bombing of the garage below one of the twin towers. more than a thousand others were hurt. six islamic extremists were responsible for this attack. >>> 7:15. now we're just three days away from those automatic budget cuts becoming law. president obama is traveling today in his fight to prevent the budget cuts. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the president wants republicans to compromise. kyla? >> reporter: dave, senate democrats came up with a plan that includes both spending cuts and tax increases. senate majority leader, harry reid, was on the floor just a moment ago. re
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
for the lunar new year. futures indicate a higher opening here in the u.s. when our markets open up in a little more than an hour. you can see on friday they posted gains as well. >>> gas prices continue to sore giving consumers less money to spend on other things. aaa reports the state average is 4:05. the price is a limit lower here in the bay area. the lowest bay area prices up in the north bay where gas is below $4. $3.94. across the region gas up 11 cents or more. >>> the fight against domestic drones is really heating up. why this has a lot of people concerned. >>> the lunar new year begins. celebrations being held all over the world and right here in san francisco. >>> welcome back. time now 5:24. two women are in jail after being accused of robbing the old navy store in concord. it happened yesterday afternoon in the willow pass shopping center. police say a woman walked into the store with her four-year- old son and stole several items. when a prevention officer confronted her, police say she pulled out a knife. the woman jumped into another woman's car they sped away. both were later
FOX
Feb 28, 2013 7:00am PST
no evidence that the drug zofran will hurt the baby. no doctors are approved here in the u.s. but doctors are free to prescribe whatever they think will work best for the women. >>> breakfast does more than provide children the nutrients theyed need. it could also affect their academic and economic future. a new study shows those students who eat breakfast receive 70% on standardized math tests and they miss school. those who go to school regularly are 20% more likely to go to high school and will probably earn more money. this study was done by share our strength, an organization aimed at ending hunger. >>> want to check in with sal. any problems in la fayette? >> from problems. but it's getting slower. westbound 24. you can see a bunch of slow traffic coming up to the la fayette b.a.r.t. station only to slow at the orinda station. i think some people will avoid 80 and some people can use 24. 80 had some problems earlier. 4 is not doing very well i would say compared to what it is. westbound bay bridge. that's backed up for a 25 to 30- minute delay. that's about typical. i want to mentio
FOX
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am PST
that extends a pipeline from canada to 35 u.s. cities. people are participating in protests across the country. >>> lawmakers in colorado preliminarily approved a series of gun control measures, expanded background checks and ammunition limits and call for a ban on concealed weapons on public campuses and state lawmakers debated the measures all day yesterday. eight hours into that session, vice president joe biden personally called for lawmakers to try to move that discussion along. >>> new information in a murder case against olympic athlete oscar pistorius. the blade runner's uncle now says he is shocked and numbed by the news surrounding the killing of the athlete's girlfriend in his south africa home earlier this week. his uncle said the two had plans together, and oscar was happier than ever in his life. pistorius is still being held at the pratoria police station. prosecutors say they will pursue pre-meditated murder charges against him. >>> one man is under arrest and charged with the murders of two coast guard employees. james michael wells is accused of killing the two men at the coa
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